1. To eject or discharge by the throat and mouth; to vomit; to pour forth or throw out with violence, as if from the mouth; to discharge violently or in great quantities from a confined place.
2. To give up unwillingly as what one has wrongfully seized and appropriated; to make restitution of; to surrender.
ETYM Old Eng. spite, as. spitu; akin to Dutch spit, German spiess, Old High Germ. spiz, Dan. spid. Swed. spett, and to German spitz pointed.
1. A narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea; SYN. tongue.
2. A skewer for holding meat over a fire.
3. The act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva); SYN. spitting, expectoration.